Alicia Ciccone

Alicia Ciccone

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FDA Approves Expanded Treatment Window for Clot Retrieval Device in Acute Ischemic Stroke

FDA Approves Expanded Treatment Window for Clot Retrieval Device in Acute Ischemic Stroke

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The FDA has expanded the treatment window for a clot retrieval device in certain patients presenting with acute ischemic stroke.

Erenumab, Fremanezumab Reduce Migraine Frequency, Burden

Erenumab, Fremanezumab Reduce Migraine Frequency, Burden

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Both erenumab and fremanezumab are currently under review by the FDA for the treatment of migraine.

Clobazam Effective for Refractory Epilepsy in Children Younger Than 2

Clobazam Effective for Refractory Epilepsy in Children Younger Than 2

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Clobazam is currently FDA-approved for the treatment of seizures associated with Lennox-Gastaut syndrome in children 2 years and older.

Foramen Ovale EEG Identifies Epileptogenic Zone in Mesial Temporal Lobe Epilepsy

Foramen Ovale EEG Identifies Epileptogenic Zone in Mesial Temporal Lobe Epilepsy

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The diagnostic tool may be especially useful in cases of nonlesional mesial temporal lobe epilepsy.

Alternative Therapies Improve Seizure Frequency, Quality of Life in Treatment-Refractory Epilepsy

Alternative Therapies Improve Seizure Frequency, Quality of Life in Treatment-Refractory Epilepsy

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Patients with refractory epilepsy who fail to benefit from 2 or more AEDs should be referred to alternative therapies.

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